Representations of Masculinities in Spanish Film: Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Approaches

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Post Script: Essays on Film and the Humanities
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Inma_Lyons@tamu-commerce.edu

POST SCRIPT CALL FOR PAPERS

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (Texas A & M University-Commerce) welcomes submissions on Representations of Masculinities in Spanish film for a special issue. Post Script encourages original manuscripts in this area from scholars and academics as well as filmmakers.

Topics related to the representation of masculinities may include, but are not limited to:

•Spanish film before 1936, the Postwar, and the political transition (1975-1980);
•Analysis/readings of individual films or film projects;
•Stereotypical representation of men in Spanish films as “Iberian machos”;
•Deconstruction of patriarchal forms of masculinities;
•Representations of men by women;
•Masculinity and violence;
•Shifts in representations of traditional family structures;
•Masculinity, femininity, and androgyny;
•Masculinity in crisis;
•Masculinity and immigration;
•Men and sexuality;
•New gender and culture approaches to masculinity;
•Spanish male actors and masculinities;
•Images of a nation-state through representations of masculinities;
•Images of the bullfighter;
•Models of masculinity and the media;
•Masculinities and cultural productions;
•Masculinity and the Catholic tradition;
•Masculinity and film aesthetics;
•Substantive interviews with filmmakers (actors, directors, screenwriters);
•Reviews of recently (last two years) published books in the area;
•Bibliography of recent works (books, essays, etc.);
•Filmography of films and media;

Please note that Post Script does not reprint previously published material. Please submit proposals (of 250-750 words) to guest editor Inma Cívico-Lyons at the address below by December 1, 2009. Completed essays (of no more than 7,000 words, MLA format) will be due by January 31, 2010, and should be sent as both an attachment (virus free) and a hard copy. Manuscripts must be in English.

Inma Cívico-Lyons
Department of Literature and Languages
Texas A & M University-Commerce
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011
USA
Inma_Lyons@tamu-commerce.edu

For questions about Post Script not related to this special issue, contact the general editor: Gerald Duchovnay

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
popular_culture